Getting started with LSA Citrix

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Citrix is a remote desktop and application software that allows end users to connect to a terminal server and interact with remote desktops or applications.

Objective

Access LSA Citrix to use remote applications or desktops.

Environment

  • Linux
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Citrix Workspace

Procedure

  1. Download and install the Citrix Workspace application for your OS.
    • Proceed with through the installation; Do not check any of the optional boxes.
    • You may select the checkbox to add an account at the very end if desired, otherwise it will prompt on first launch.
  2. On first launch, the app should ask you to enter your workplace URL: citrix.lsa.umich.edu
  3. Sign in with your uniqname and password.
    • Technicians may need to use admin/1-accounts.
  4. You may now view the desktops and applications that your account has permission to access in the desktops or applications tab.

Additional Information

At the time of updating this article, the citrix downloader/installer found when navigating to citrix.lsa.umich.edu does not appear to work in every situation. Best practice is to manually download and install the application as outlined in step 1 above.

You may still access and launch the remote desktops or applications from your browser at citrix.lsa.umich.edu once the Citrix Workspace app has been installed.

Details

Article ID: 1847
Created
Wed 5/27/20 11:30 AM
Modified
Mon 11/22/21 11:27 AM